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    Early Irish Lexicography ‒ A Research Survey


    Griffith, Aaron and Stifter, David and Toner, Gregory (2018) Early Irish Lexicography ‒ A Research Survey. Kratylos, 63 (1). pp. 1-28. ISSN 0023-4567

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    Abstract

    This article is primarily concerned with lexicographic resources, i.e. glossaries, word-lists, dictionaries, and lexica of various shapes and form, for Early Irish. Early Irish comprises of several distinct stages of the Irish language: Primitive Irish (c. 4th–6th centuries A.D.), almost solely attested in Ogam inscriptions, Early or Archaic Old Irish (c. 7th century), Old Irish (c. 8th–9th centuries), and Middle Irish (c. 10th–12thcenturies), the latter three transmitted through manuscripts. A large grey area exists between lexicographic resources in the strict sense and monographs that treat subsec-tions of the Early Irish lexicon under particular phonological, morphological, or other grammatical perspectives. However, examples of the latter, unless they contain sub-stantial lexicon-like portions, will not be considered here.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Early Irish; Lexicography; Research Survey; Chronologicon Hibernicum;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > School of Celtic Studies > Early Irish (Sean Ghaeilge)
    Item ID: 12893
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.29091/KRATYLOS/2018/1/1
    Depositing User: Prof. David Stifter
    Date Deposited: 07 May 2020 10:41
    Journal or Publication Title: Kratylos
    Publisher: Ludwig Reichert Verlag
    Refereed: Yes
    Funders: European Research Council
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